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Brad Shoots Angelina for ‘W’; Ed Norton Shills Watches, Jewelry

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• Brad Pitt photographed Angelina Jolie and their kids at their Château Miraval pad in the south of France for the November cover of W. Apparently photography is a hobby of his. [Fashion Week Daily]

• Italian watch and jewelry firm Binda Group signed Edward Norton for its Breil Milano advertising campaign until 2010. Brad Pitt wasn’t the only pretty boy in Fight Club. [WWD]

Nicole Miller will launch a line of daytime dresses next month under her Nicole Miller Studio One label. [WWD]

• The U.S. Open just opened a pop-up shop at 129 Prince Street in Soho where you can get all your U.S. Open duds, including Heidi Klum’s butterfly T-shirt. [WWD]

• Lifetime has a new reality show that ought to go nicely with Project Runway, called Blush: The Search for America’s Greatest Makeup Artist. The show will follow eight aspiring makeup artists as they compete, possibly humiliate themselves, win money, get famous, etc. [Variety]

• Wallace and Gromit — as in the claymation characters — are the new faces of British department store Harvey Nichols, wearing the latest from Alexander McQueen and Giorgio Armani. [E!]

• Simon Chambers, managing director of Storm Model Management, on the comeback of the supermodel: “It’s not surprising when you consider where the spending power lies. When it comes to fashion photography, these girls are the best there are. It’s not surprising clients come back to them.” [Daily Mail]

• A five-room exhibit on Valentino will run during New York Fashion Week before moving on to London. [WWD]

Playboy has launched a “Bunny Bra” inspired by the original Bunny costume designed by Hugh Hefner in 1960 for Playboy Clubs. If you buy the bra, you’ll also get a complimentary pair of “Bunny Ears.” Aren’t you stoked? [WWD]

Brad Shoots Angelina for ‘W’; Ed Norton Shills Watches, Jewelry